The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), during the month of April 2022, installed a 3.16kWp Solar PV system along with a 28.8kWh Valve-Regulated Lead-Acid (VRLA) Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at the Quebanang Health Centre (Region 7).The items/equipment for the system were procured under the Sustainable Energy Intervention by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and handed over to the GEA for installation at the Quebanang Health Centre. The GEA also installed the electrical infrastructure of the building to use the…

The Guyana Energy Agency hereinafter referred to as “the Procuring Entity”, invites eligible bidders to submit their bids for the Supply and Delivery of Six (6) Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for the Guyana Energy Agency, as per the required specifications mentioned in the Bidding Documents.   Required period of supply: One hundred and twenty (120) days from the signing of the Contract. The bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a request to the address below…

Georgetown, April 8, 2022:  The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) today observed the National Day of Fasting and Prayer in keeping with the declaration of His Excellency, President Mohamed Irfaan Ali. GEA recognised that the event sought to unite the nation under the banner of One Guyana and ensure that, “our diversity remains a source of strength and not an instrument of division and disaffection”. A short programme was held this morning in the Agency’s compound where staff gathered to say…

Georgetown, April, 1 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), on March 28th 2022, under its sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings, installed a 48kWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) as a replacement for the depleted 47.04kWh BESS. This BESS is essential to the operation of the off-grid 6.2kWp Solar PV System which supplies electricity at the St. Cuthbert’s Mission Secondary School located in the community of Pakuri along the Linden Soesdyke Highway. The lack of a stable electricity supply at…

Georgetown, March 16, 2022:  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) today signed a handover agreement for three (3) solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, twelve (12) deep cycle batteries and eighteen (18) solar PV panels to support GEA’s sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings in the Hinterland. UNDP secured funding of approximately G$8.2 million which was used to procure the solar PV systems, solar panels and batteries. The items were formally handed over to GEA who…

Georgetown, March 9, 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA), on February 18th, 2022, under its sustainable energy interventions at community/public buildings, replaced the 9.6 kWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) of the 0.5kWp Solar PV System installed at the Hackney Primary School located along the Pomeroon River.   During a PV System inspection exercise on January 11th, 2022, the GEA discovered that the battery bank of the Hackney Primary School PV System was depleted. The Agency, in exercising its mandate,…

The Environmental and Social Analysis is to be carried out based on the inputs of and coordination with the GEA, and on information available in academic literature and on field visits and campaigns carried out. The focus of the ESAR is to identify and assess potential impacts envisaged from the construction and operation of the PV power plant and, for those adverse impacts which cannot be avoided, to identify appropriate mitigation actions. Specifically, the ESAR seeks to: Determine the project…

Georgetown, January 24, 2022: The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) on January 3, 2022, signed a contract withGafsonsIndustries Limited for the supply. installation and commissioning of a 9-kWp grid-tied solar photovoltaic(PV) system and a 37-kWh battery energy storage system at the Orealla Health Centre. Guyana is a beneficiary of grant support from the International Solar Alliance (ISA)for a solar demonstration project at the Orealla Health Centre. The project, “Healthcare Centre Solarization in Orealla Community” aims to provide adequate electricity from a…

Street Lighting is an important service that helps to contribute to safety and security of the public, businesses, and residential spaces. Street lights also aide in crime prevention and recreational activities. Over the years, this service has significantly contributed to the energy consumption from the utility at a considerable cost. In keeping with its mandate to develop and encourage the development and utilisation of sources of energy, other than sources presently in use; and to carry out research into all…

Georgetown, July 2019: Under the second phase of the Latin America and the Caribbean Energy Efficiency Program (PALCEE) supported by the Austrian Development Cooperation and the Latin American Energy Organisation (OLADE), the Guyana Energy Agency has commenced the demonstration of energy efficient lights benefitting 500 vulnerable households.   According to Ms. Shevon Wood, Head of the Energy and Energy Statistics Division of the GEA….”the project is in accordance with the objectives of the Green State Development Strategy and the National…